Hosting Reborn Blog

Developing the UK's leading pay-as-you-go web hosting service

  1. We're Not Closing, We're Being Sold

    We're no longer closing down and instead are selling to a competent and capable company who will continue operating the service.

  2. Initial Closing Down Announcement

    I'll just come out with it: Hosting Reborn will be closing down permanently at the end of January 2015.

  3. Old Servers Shutting Down On December 12

    As of about a week and a half ago, the move of hosting accounts from our old hosting servers to our new hosting servers was completed.

  4. Update Your DNS Records

    I mentioned recently our plans to move to new hosting servers. Aside from those of you who asked for their accounts to be moved on a specific data, this is now all complete.

  5. External DNS Changes

    I mentioned recently our plans to move to new hosting servers and followed this up with a guide to receiving all your email during the move and a guide to dealing with database-driven sites during the move.

  6. Dealing With Database-Driven Sites and User Generated Content During The Server Move

    I mentioned recently our plans to move to new hosting servers and followed this up with a guide to receiving all your email during the move.

  7. How To Receive All Your Email During The Server Move

    I mentioned recently our plans to move to new hosting servers.

  8. Security Concerns Initiate Move To New Servers

    We recently upgraded to the latest verion of cPanel to address some potential security concerns. This is a regular preventative measure to ensure that the cPanel software is as secure as it currently can be.

  9. Deploying a Static Site With Git and Jekyll to Your cPanel Hosting Account

    We recently added support for Jekyll:

  10. Upgrading to PHP 5.3

    We're looking to upgrade all our hosting servers from PHP 5.2.16 to 5.3.13 on Monday July 2 2012.

  11. Now Live: Choose Your Own Hosting Account Password

    About 3 months ago we raced into the 21st century by letting you choose your own account password.

  12. Now Live: Choose Your Own Password

    The option to choose your own account password was released live just a few minutes ago.

  13. Coming Soon: Choose Your Own Password

    You can't currently choose your own password for your Hosting Reborn account. It might sound a bit ridiculous, but we're only looking after your interests.

  14. Old Nameservers Are Now Aliases For New Nameservers

    Prior to the recent server move we were using ns1.webignition.net and ns2.webignition.net as DNS nameservers.

  15. Server Move Complete, Tidying Up Domain Name Records

    The server move announced toward the end of last month is now fully complete.

  16. Moving to New Servers, Important Information

    Our new web hosting servers are up and running, which should be an end to our performance issues over the last few months.

  17. Performance Sucks, Time to Upgrade

    The performance of our servers has, since Easter 2010, not been very good.

  18. Is Hosting Reborn Any Good?

    I periodically look at search terms through which people find Hosting Reborn and try to figure out how to get people the answers or information they want.

  19. We Don't Want Your Money

    Hosting Reborn is an enterprise where people exchange money for services. And strange as it sounds, we don't want your money.

  20. Where Traditional Shared Hosting Failed

    In a typical shared hosting environment, you pay a fixed fee for a fixed-resource hosting account.